The first call from a cell phone was made 40 years ago

Martin Cooper, former Motorola vice president and division manager, changed the world when he made the first cell phone call 40 years ago. It was done on a Motorola DynaTAC phone while standing in front of the New York Hilton on Sixth Avenue. Martin's first call: to the head of research at Bell Labs, a company that also was attempting to build the first cell phone as well.

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The first call from a cell phone was made 40 years ago today
In the past four decades, the world has gone from monster handsets to pocket-sized portable computers. Read this article by Roger Cheng on CNET News.

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